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UC Names New Dean
Norrie to Lead School of Business, Justice Studies
Written By Victoria Lamanna '15, PR Intern
Norrie brings a wealth of experience in both business and academe
Utica, NY (08/01/2013)- Dr. Judith Kirkpatrick, Utica College provost and vice president of academic affairs, recently appointed Dr. James Norrie as the new dean of the School of Business and Justice Studies, effective July 1.
Norrie holds advanced degrees in business, technology and law. Among his degrees are a doctorate from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, a master’s in adult education and administration from Brock University, and a graduate degree in law with a specialization in technology and the global application of on-line intellectual property rights.
An award-winning professor with nearly 15 years of experience in business and entrepreneurship, Norrie has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in information technology, management and law.
Prior to joining Ryerson University in 2001 as assistant professor in the School of Information Technology Management, he held senior executive positions in both Canada and the U.S., and was a successful entrepreneur involved in launching, managing and selling technology-based companies that serve markets across North America.
He joins Utica College from his most recent position as associate dean, administration at the Ted Rogers School of Management, the largest management school in Canada.
Norrie has authored or co-authored five books, as well as a number of professional journals and papers and has delivered hundreds of industry presentations. He has presented on topics such as leadership, management, business and government and serves on several boards as a director or advisor.
“We are extremely pleased to have Dr. Norrie here at UC. He brings a new vitality to an already vibrant school,” said Kirkpatrick. “His impressive areas of expertise, his knowledge of both the business world and academe, and his infectious enthusiasm will allow us to even better fulfill the needs of our 21st-century students and to continue to build strong relations with the local community.”
UC’s School of Business and Justice Studies offers undergraduate programs in business and economics, construction management, economic crime, justice studies and cybersecurity, and public relations and journalism. UC also offers masters’ degrees in criminal justice administration, cybersecurity – intelligence and forensics, and economic rime management, as well as an M.B.A. in economic crime and fraud management and an M.B.A. in professional accountancy.
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